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Symantec Validation and ID Protection Service (VIP)

Protect networks, applications, and data against unauthorized access

Symantec Validation and ID Protection Service is a leading cloud-based strong authentication service that enables enterprises to secure access to networks and applications while preventing access by malicious unauthorized attackers. A unified solution providing both two-factor and risk-based token-less authentication, VIP is based on open standards and can easily integrate into enterprise applications.

Key Features

  • Cloud-based authentication service deploys without requiring hardware or software installation.
  • Wide choice of hardware and software one-time password (OTP) credentials, including free mobile phone credentials
  • One-tap push verification technology included with mobile credential.
  • Leverage device and behavior profiling to deliver strong authentication without requiring hardware or software credentials.
  • Integrates with enterprise infrastructure via RADIUS out-of-the-box or through plug-ins into popular enterprise applications. Find a complete list of third-party integrations.
  • Out-of-box self-service application–including token activation, token synchronization.

Key Benefits

  • Enables compliance: Helps enable compliance by establishing controls over access to sensitive networks, applications, and data
  • Reduces capital costs: Eliminates the expense of building and maintaining in-premise infrastructure
  • Accelerates time-to-security: Speeds deployments by eliminating infrastructure and physical tokens
  • Delivers scalability: Carrier-class availability and reliability accommodates rapid changes in user base

Community Spotlight

Russian cybercrime team - another reason to use VIP

If anyone needed another reason to be wary of using solely passwords to protect their accounts, the recent report of the Russian cybercrime team that stole 1.2 billion usernames and passwords from 420,000 websites is that reason.  It makes you wonder, 1.2 Billion Login Details Stolen. Time To Retire The Password? Although the attackers have not...

Posted: Aug 18, 2014 11:11:20 PM